|Creator:||Foster, Ira R., (Ira Roe), 1811-1885|
|Title:||Ira R. Foster papers|
|Quantity:||0.04 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 1642 to MS 1646 in 1 box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of correspondence of Ira R. Foster from 1844-1873. Correspondence deals with his duties as Quartermaster-General of Georgia during the Civil War, the Georgia lumber industry (Terrell County, Ga.) and personal and family matters. Correspondents include C.R. Armstrong, Joseph E. Bram, Howell Cobb, D.H. Mason, William H. Stiles, and The Southerner and Commercial Advertisers.|
Ira R. Foster (1811-1885), Civil War Quartermaster General of Georgia, lawyer, and saw mill owner, born in Spartanburg District, South Carolina and later lived in Terrell County, Georgia. Foster held the rank of Lt. Colonel when he served as Quartermaster General of Georgia.
Arranged in chronological order.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Ira R. Foster papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
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